KUWAIT, Nov 2 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti Oncologist Dr. Khalid Ahmed Al-Saleh has won Kuwait's Prize for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases and diabetes granted by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in recognition of his efforts in this area.
Al-Saleh said in a press statement today that this honoring from the World Health Organization is an honor for every Kuwaiti citizen and comes as a result of the large contribution and unlimited support extended by His Highness the Amir and the Government of Kuwait for talented persons.
He expressed his appreciation and thanks to all those who have been bihind his success throughout his career in order to promote health awareness and raise the name of Kuwait high in regional and global forums.
The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health has submitted the nomination of Al-Saleh to receive this award for his contribution in the field of cancer diseases. (end) shd.abd.tg KUNA 021501 Nov 13NNNN